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When the Explorer was launched in 1990," says Judy Curran, chief engineer on the 2006 Explorer program, "the total SUV market was 929,000 units, or 6.
The investigation into accidents involving the Explorer by Idecu, Venezuela's consumer protection agency, has been sharply criticized by Ford as being biased and politically motivated, yet Venezuelan officials continue to criticize the safety of the Ford Explorer, even those vehicles sold without Firestone tires.
According to the official procedure of the Boy Scouts of America, which provides the Explorer program nationwide, each troop or unit is actually owned and operated by the sponsoring or "charter" organization.
NASA seeks money each year to finance the Explorer effort as a whole, rather than seeking funds for each specific satellite in the series, whose missions have ranged from earth science and astronomy to space physics.